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Biotac PR


For immediate release.

Contacts: Rod Bremer, Lindsey Phelps, 1-800-891-3100 or 503-685-5015

Fax: 503-682-9680 E-mail:

Tualatin, Oregon, U.S.A.— January 19, 2010

The new CRKT® Biotac™ harness, designed by Ed Van Hoy, is a

lightweight and flexible system for carrying fixed-blade knives of all


Columbia River Knife & Tool® (CRKT®) is proud to introduce our new production Biotac™

fixed-blade carry system.

Designed by noted custom knifemaker and inventor Ed Van Hoy, it uses nylon cord and a

locking slider to place a knife in almost any inverted carry position desired. It is designed for

carry of fixed-blade knives of all sizes which have a positive locking sheath with a detent or

snap to securely hold the knife in place, such as those typically made of Zytel® or Kydex®.

Carry options include 1. Standard carry around the neck, fully adjustable for length; 2. Bio

neck carry with underarm retention; 3. Bio neck carry with halter retention; 4. Waist carry,

left or right; 5. Under shoulder carry with underarm retention; and 6. Small of back carry

with dual shoulder cords.

The system works comfortably with open or concealed carry, and is adjustable to handle

small to very large fixed blades. It is simple, lightweight, and inexpensive, with an MSRP of

only $9.99.



BIOTAC: Length: To fit 50” (127 cm) chest

Cord: Mil-Spec 550 Parachute Cord

Weight: 1.0 oz. (28 g)


$9.99 US

The Biotac is protected by a one-year Limited Warranty against defects in materials or


Columbia River Knife & Tool is dedicated to producing knives, tools, and accessories

of uncompromising quality and selling them at affordable prices. CRKT products are

distributed through specialty retail, sporting goods and cutlery stores that offer customers

knowledgeable service and are available from or other reputable web site



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